26th March 2020

Around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic is having a huge impact on health systems, economies and the lives, livelihoods and wellbeing of people and communities.

This global crisis is a sharp reminder that everyone, everywhere should have access to quality and affordable health services. Health is a fundamental human right and the foundation of economic prosperity and security. In recent years G7 and G20 leaders promoted strong and resilient health systems as vital for both universal health coverage (UHC) and health crisis management, which are ‘two sides of the same coin’.[1]…..more